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Shouhei Narumi, known only as Narumi in Japan, is a character in the Devil Summoner series.



Narumi is for the most part a very relaxed person, with a very justified reputation for laziness and perpetual debts; people often will remark the slowness of Narumi to pay his debts. This is even remarked in the alternate world of Raido Kuzunoha XIV, people will realize Raidou is a different person and will wonder if Narumi has hired another apprentice despite his tight financial position.

However, there are instances where he will forgo his laziness: when informed General Munakata is involved in the Daidouji case, he immediately orders a box of special ammo from Konnou-Ya and willingly marches to investigate a naval base; he is also described as a very competent fighter by the navy officer who witnessed his interrogation and subsequent beatdown.

Also, while lacking any sort of special powers or abilities, he was able to infiltrate the Subterranean Shipbuilding Facility, avoiding the Special Forces soldiers and the demons filling the base, indicating that despite his chronic laziness, he is actually very competent when he wants to be.


He is the owner of the Narumi Detective Agency, while he works as a detective, he also serves as a liaison with Yatagarasu, which is how Raidou Kuzunoha XIV winds up his apprentice.

Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. The Soulless Army[]

During the course of The Soulless Army, it is revealed that Shouhei used to be a member of the military before being disillusioned by the corruption of the military. Narumi then founded a detective agency. Shouhei is well versed in the ways of the world, and well connected to various people in the city. In some cases, he has a negative reputation, such as with the Ryuuguu restaurant that he owes substantial money to.

Shouhei functions as a mentor for Raidou, and he takes advantage of his position to have Raidou do all the leg work for him. He still provides valuable assistance to Raidou in the form of advice and guidance. He felt somewhat responsible for General Munakata's actions due to his former connection to the military. He attempted to confront Munakata only to discover that Munataka was possessed by a demon. Raidou Kuzunoha stepped into the conflict and defeated Munakata.

Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon[]

Shouhei returns as the head of the Detective Agency once again. Now claiming to be a "Modern Man," Shouhei has taken to blending his own coffee and eating nothing but toast for lunch. While preparing some toast, he was almost attacked by a Luck Locust, which Gouto attempted to stop. Gouto prevented the insect's attack, he also ruined Shouhei's pants.

Narumi is being hired by a dame, Akane Narita to find a young man by the name of Dahn. At first wanting to decline, he changes his mind once he saw how much money he would get by doing the job. Both Narumi and Dahn would attempt to collect the Luck Locust cages found throughout the capital during chapter 6.

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Maniax Chronicle Edition[]

Narumi appears briefly talking with the old gentleman in a wheelchair inside the Narumi Detective Agency, during Raidou's ending in the Chronicle Edition of the game.


Characters Raidou Kuzunoha the XIV - Gouto - Kaya Daidouji - Shouhei Narumi - Tae Asakura - Dr. Victor - General Munakata - Rasputin - Nakamura - Kiyoshi Daidouji - Dr. Tsukumo - Raido Kuzunoha the XIV - Goto-Douji - Satake Kenzou - Owner of Konnou-Ya - Owner of Ryugu - Sadakichi - Herald of Yatagarasu - Shizu Iida - Denpachi Iida - Detective Kazama
Locations The Capital - Tsukudo-Cho (Narumi Detective Agency - Konnou-Ya - Gouma-Den) - Daidouji Residence - Ginza-Cho (Shin-Sekai Soda Joint) - Fukagawa-Cho - Daidouji Factory - Harumi-Cho - Kasumidai - Shipbuilding Facility - Sakuradayama (Waden One) - Kasuminomori - Akarana Corridor - Nameless Shrine Shinoda (Training Hall) - Dark Realm
Soundtracks Devil Summoner Kuzunoha Raidou vs The Soulless Army Complete Music Works
Demon Orders Pyro - Frost - Volt - Wind - Fury - Pagan - Skill - Undead
Archives Demons - Bosses - Skills - Items - Statuses - Confinement
Major Raidou Kuzunoha the XIV - Gouto-Douji - Shouhei Narumi - Tae Asakura - Dr. Victor - Akane Narita - Geirin Kuzunoha the XVII - Nagi - Dahn - Blonde Young Man - Shinado
Minor Rasputin - Raido Kuzunoha the XIV - Goto-Douji - Goro Tatsumi - Tasuke Narita - Akijiro Tsukigata - Satake Kenzou - Owner of Konnou-Ya - Owner of Ryugu - Sadakichi - Herald of Yatagarasu - Shizu Iida - Detective Kazama - Old Ones
The Capital Tsukudo-Cho (Narumi Detective Agency - Konnou-Ya - Gouma-Den) - Daidouji Residence - Ginza-Cho (Shin-Sekai Soda Joint) - Fukagawa-Cho - Ishigami-Cho (Inari Shrine) - Mannen-Cho - Harumi-Cho - Sakuradayama (Waden One) - Nameless Shrine Shinoda - Dark Realm - Fukorutsubo
Tsukigata Village Tento-Kagura - Tento-Springs - Tento Sanctuary - Three Cedars - Nameless Shrine - Confinement Chambers - Infinite Abyss
Albums Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs. King Abaddon Soundtrack
Terms Luck Locust - Soldier Bug - Pojitrawn - Fukoshi - King Abaddon - Apollyon - Death Ward - Ritual of Unsealing - Loyalty - Personality - Sword fusion - Special conversation - Confinement
Demon Orders Pyro - Frost - Volt - Wind - Fury - Pagan - Skill - Fiend - Evil - Element - Mitama
Lists Demons - Bosses - Skills - Items - Case Files